Harriet Akullo Okello, the chairperson Kica-Arwot Women Group, says they have decided to use Shillings 500,000 from part of their annual profit to renovate the police post. She says they want police personnel to be redeployed in the area since the crime has escalated.
Some of the roads that have remained in a poor state include Aboke to Ogur border in Lira district about 20km, Alito trading centre to Ngetta border in Lira district and Aboke to Otwal border in Oyam district.
The affected roads are under the district mandate to ensure routing maintenance with funding from the Uganda Roads Fund but have remained narrow, some bridges collapsed, blocked drainage channels and bushy.
Kole North MP Bony Okello said he has been approached by residents and leaders accusing RDC Olweny of being biased while conducting operations against wetland encroachment. Okello said that only the poor have been ejected from wetlands while the rich and mighty enjoy uncontrolled access to the wetlands, where they are constructing permanent structures and huge investments.
The bridge that cost of about 30 million Shilling was built in March 2019, by the Sub County with funding from the Uganda Road Fund this financial year. However, it developed cracks in less than two months after its completion and is now on the verge of collapsing.
Beatrice Akello Okori, the Apac Resident District Commissioner, says Alyek sustained minor injuries and was admitted at Nightingale Medical Centre in Apac municipality. Her bodyguard and driver also escaped with minor injuries.
The deceased was buried today at his ancestral home at Dok-Gudu Cell, Alito Sub County. However, the event was marred by chaos as mourners blocked SSP Peter Nkulegi, the North Kyoga Regional Police Commander and Kole DPC Ahamed Musakana from addressing them. They accused them of mismanaging the case.
An earlier report supposedly issued by Dr Francis Olwa, a pathologist attached to Lira Central Police Station indicated that the child had died of a heart attack. But this was rejected by the deceaseds parents, prompting a second opinion.
The investigations follow a complaint filed at Lira CPS by Gilbert Odongo, the Alito Sub County district councillor. Odongo alleges that Okello illegally arrested him together with some supporters two weeks ago during the election of the LCIII chairperson of Okwerodot Sub County.
A mother of eight children in Kole district is being held by the police over allegations of murdering her husband.Agnes Atim, a resident of Barpii-Adwong village, Barowo parish in Alito Sub County is being held at Kole Central Police Station.
Forty-five-year-old Grace Awor, a detective attached to Aboke Police Post, was found dead on Wednesday evening. The deceased reportedly went missing from her residence on Tuesday a day before her body was found hanging on the tree.
Pule's body was discovered by his neighbor Grace Okullu dumped under a tree, about a kilometer from his home.
The decomposing body of Ronald Pule a resident of Ogedi Cell, Amuci parish, Bala Sub County in Kole district was found dumped under a tree less a kilometre from his home.